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John Todd Lawrence, MD, PhD

Attending Surgeon, Division of Orthopedic Surgery

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Awards

2009, Aircast Award for Clinical Science, AOSSM 2009 Annual Meeting, Keystone, CO (Best clinical paper presented by a fellow)
2008, AAOS/POSNA International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium Scholarship Award
2007, Clinician Scientist Development Program, AAOS/AOA/OREF
2007, AOA Emerging Leaders Program Award
2002, Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pennsylvania
1999, Horatio W. Wood Prize in Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania
1998, Cell and Molecular Training Grant, University of Pennsylvania
1996, Merkel Jacobs Prize for Excellence in Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
1995, Franklin Medical Scholar Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
1995, Highest Distinction (Summa Cum Laude), University of Virginia
1994, Intramural Research Training Award Fellowship, NIH
1994, Golden Key National Honor Society, University of Virginia

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

2009-present, Guest editor, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Symposium on Emerging Research Ideas in Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Medicine
2006-2007, Editor, University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal, 2007 Edition

Academic positions

2009-2010, Director, Resident and Fellow Sports Medicine Bioskills Lab (Fresh Tissue/Cadaver), Duke University
2006-2008, Chairman, Ralston Library Academic Development Committee, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Pennsylvania
2006-2008, Member, Resident Selection Committee, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Pennsylvania 

Leadership

National societies

American Medical Association
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Resident/Fellow member)
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)(Candidate member)
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) (Candidate member)

Original Papers

2011

Lawrence JT, West RL, Garrett WE. Growth disturbance following ACL reconstruction with use of an epiphyseal femoral tunnel: a case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Apr 20;93(8):e39. Cited in PubMed: PMID 21508274. No abstract available

Mather RC 3rd, Orlando LA, Henderson RA, Lawrence JT, Taylor DC. A predictive model of shoulder instability after a first-time anterior shoulder dislocation. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011 Mar;20(2):259-66. Cited in PubMed: PMID 21276928. Read the abstract

2010

Ricchetti ET, Weidner Z, Lawrence JT, Sennett BJ, Huffman GR. Glenoid labral repair in Major League Baseball pitchers. Int J Sports Med. 2010; 31(4):265-70.

Lawrence JTR, Bowers AL, Belding J, Cody SR, Ganley TJ. All-epiphyseal anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in skeletally immature patients. CORR. 2010; 468(7):1971-1977.

Ahn J, Donegan DJ, Lawrence JTR, Halpern SD, Mehta S. The future of the orthopaedic clinician-scientist, part II: identification of factors that may influence orthopaedic residents' intent to perform research. JBJS. 2010;92:1041-46.

Pappas NC, Lawrence JTR, Ganley TJ, Flynn JM. Intraobserver and interobserver agreement in the measurement of displaced humeral medial epicondyle fractures. JBJS. 2010; 92:322-327.

2008 

Lawrence JTR, London N, Bohlman HH, Chin KR. Pre-operative narcotic use as a predictor of clinical outcome: results following anterior cervical arthrodesis. Spine. 32008; 3(19): 2074-8

Posters and Presentations

2010

Lawrence JTR. Decision and cost analysis for early versus delayed reconstruction of pediatric ACL rupture [abstract poster presentation]. American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting; 2010 Jul 18; Providence, RI.

2009

Lawrence JTR. Anterior cruciate ligament rupture in patients with significant growth remaining: what is the risk to the meniscus and cartilage when treatment is delayed? [abstract poster presentation]. American Academy of Pediatrics 2009 Annual meeting, 2009; Oct 19; Washington DC.

Lawrence JTR. Iliac crest osteo-apophyseal autograft transfer for the treatment of articular cartilage defects of the femoral condyle secondary to osteonecrosis of the knee. American Academy of Pediatrics 2009 Annual meeting, 2009; Oct 17; Washington DC.

Anterior cruciate ligament rupture in patients with significant growth remaining: what is the risk to the meniscus and cartilage when treatment is delayed? [Aircast Award Presentation]. American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting; 2009; Jul 12;Keystone, CO )

Lawrence JTR. Degeneration of the knee joint in skeletally immature patients with a diagnosis of an anterior cruciate ligament tear: is there harm in delay of treatment? [abstract poster presentation]. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting; 2009 Apr 2; Boston, MA.

Lawrence JTR. Return to competitive sports following medial epicondyle fracture in adolescent athletes: a comparison of operative vs. non-operative treatment [abstract poster presentation].  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2009 Feb 27; Las Vegas, NV.

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